More than 300 freestyle athletes will be descending onto Deer Valley Resort next weekend, as the ski resort will host the 2010 Visa Freestyle International World Cup, from Thursday, January 14-Saturday, January 16. The event is the second-to-last stop for athletes before the Olympic Games, and will take place on Deer Valley’s lower Bald Eagle Mountain, above the Snow Park Lodge. See below for the schedule we received from Deer Valley, and get out and enjoy the competition!
Thursday, January 14:
Deer Valley Resort will host the ladies’ and men’s mogul competition on Champion ski run. Ladies’ mogul qualifications will take place from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Men’s moguls qualifications will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Moguls finals for both ladies and men will take place from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., with awards immediately following at approximately 2:30 p.m.
An evening celebration will begin at 7 p.m. on Park City‘s Historic Main Street, including live entertainment by The Bravery followed by fireworks. Free parking will be available Deer Valley Resort. Please utilize the free Park City bus transportation to and from Main Street.
Friday, January 15:
The ladies’ aerial qualifications take place on Deer Valley’s White Owl ski run from 1 to 1:50 p.m., and the men’s aerial qualifications from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Ladies’ aerial finals will be held from 8 to 8:20 p.m. and the men’s aerial finals will be held from 8:25 to 8:45 p.m. Awards for both ladies’ and men along with a fireworks display will immediately follow the competition at approximately 8:55 p.m.
Saturday, January 16:
Deer Valley Resort will host a second mogul competition on Champion ski run at night under the lights. Ladies’ mogul qualifications will take place from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m., men’s mogul qualifications will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mogul finals for both ladies’ and men will take place from 8 to 9 p.m., with awards and a fireworks display immediately following at approximately 9:15 p.m.
All events are free to the public. For those guests looking for an enhanced spectator experience, Freestyle Feast tickets are still available for Thursday’s moguls competition for $65. The ticket includes lunch in the VIP tent and a commemorative gift. Freestyle Feast tickets for Thursday may be purchased by calling 435-645-6510 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.